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Jul 24, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), State Senator John Liu (D-Queens), Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Queens) and Councilman Peter Koo (D-Queens) announced the restoration of gas service at the Bland Houses in Flushing, Queens.
 
Jul 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps.
Jul 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she helped pass the NO BAN Act which seeks to repeal President Trump’s travel bans that target individuals from several predominantly Muslim countries. The legislation, which Meng cosponsored, passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 233-183.
 
Jul 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, introduced legislation to stop President Trump’s attempt to ban undocumented immigrants from being counted in congressional reapportionment.
 
Jul 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the annual defense spending bill that authorizes the Pentagon’s policies and programs.
 
Jul 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today blasted President Trump for attempting to ban undocumented immigrants from being counted in reapportionment for Congress. The Congresswoman also announced that she will introduce legislation to block the effort.
 
Jul 16, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep.
Jul 7, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY Congresswoman Grace Meng, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi, and Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz released the following statement after the NYPD 112th Precinct reported that a car’s tires had been punctured by an unknown object, with the hood of the vehicle defaced with the carving of a swastika over the weekend of July 3rd i

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In The News

Apr 17, 2020 In The News

Democratic lawmakers are raising concerns about a spike in incidents of coronavirus-related discrimination against Asian Americans as President Donald Trump continues blaming China over the pandemic.

Apr 17, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and congressional delegates from the state of New York wrote a letter to the Department of Justice demanding answers on immigration courts’ proceedings during the COVID-19 crisis and called for Immigration and Customs Enforcement to release detainees. 

Apr 16, 2020 In The News

As immigrants — many of whom are serving as essential workers — help to combat the coronavirus pandemic in New York City, a Queens lawmaker is introducing new legislation seeking to extend their work permits.

Apr 16, 2020 In The News

The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in Flushing has been awarded federal funding to help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Congresswoman Grace Meng announced Wednesday. 

Apr 15, 2020 In The News

Four Queens lawmakers and students in Astoria are urging the New York City Department of Education to make feminine hygiene products available at all meal hubs throughout the city.

Apr 14, 2020 In The News

Joe Hennessy, a Forest Hills resident and long-time Community Board 6 Chair, died from COVID-19 complications Thursday. He was 82.

Hennessy chaired CB6 – which represents the areas of Forest Hills and Rego Park – up until September 2019. He was chair for about 30 years.

Apr 13, 2020 In The News

At least 197,000 taxpaying New Yorkers will miss out on coronavirus relief payments from the federal government because of a legislative roadblock put in place by Republicans, according to data from the state Taxation and Finance Department.

Apr 9, 2020 In The News

Twice in one day, Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) led the New York congressional delegation in letters calling for transparency in equipment distribution and support for healthcare workers fighting on the frontlines of the pandemic.

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